altenew · Cards · Creative With Stamps · Die cuts · Watercolor

Creative with Stamps – Thankful challenge reminder post

Hi all, I'm here to remind you that we're halfway though our challenge at Creative with Stamps where the theme is "Thankful". So come play with us with any crafty creations which has the theme "Thankful" and maybe win a prize from our sponsor Pattie's Creations! For this reminder post I decided to create a… Continue reading Creative with Stamps – Thankful challenge reminder post

altenew · Cards · Die cuts · Watercolor · Zig clean color real brush

Using my Stash – Altenew

Hi all, today is the first post of my new project called "Using my Stash"! 😆 I have a policy that I don't put away my stamps until I use them, this is supposed to deter me from buying new stamps... key word here being "supposed". LoL! Although I did actually manage to use all of… Continue reading Using my Stash – Altenew

altenew · Cards · Derwent graphik line painters · Distress Oxide inks · Watercolor

Water colouring with Derwent graphik pens + Video

Hi all! As promised here's a post & video to show you how I use my new toys, the Derwent Graphik line pens, to watercolour my flower stamps on a dark distress inked background. I also compared these markers with other pigment/dye ink markers I have. AND I just received the whole 20 colour box… Continue reading Water colouring with Derwent graphik pens + Video

altenew · Scrabook · Watercolor · Zig clean color real brush

Back to Scrapbooking

4 years ago I decided to start a scrapbook for my best friend of 25 years, as a going away present to her, when I left France to come to Germany. That was my first contact with the paper crafting world. I remember going to a scrapbook course and everyone knew what they wanted to… Continue reading Back to Scrapbooking

altenew · Cards · Watercolor

Ghosting with Distress Oxides – Video & Giveaway!

No this is not a post about seeing ghosts with distress oxides inks! LoL! If it was I wouldn't even try it! Its about how I created the background of my card by water stamping onto a card I previously coloured with Distress Oxide inks, the latest inks everyone is raving about. Tim Holtz Distress… Continue reading Ghosting with Distress Oxides – Video & Giveaway!

altenew · Cards · Colour pencils · Die cuts

Stamping with a die cut + video

I wanted to enter the Altenew challenge with a large flower stamp outline that I could colour in, but realised I didn't have any. Then I looked at my new Altenew layered floral cover die A and thought, hmmm... maybe I can stamp with it! So I tried it... and loved the result! Can you… Continue reading Stamping with a die cut + video

altenew · Cards · Die cuts · Stencil · Watercolor

Summer Staycation

Its August and the weather is still hot and humid in Ulm. I thought that since the good weather came quite early this year, that it would end just as quickly. Apart from a few days of below 15degC though, most days are in the high 20s sometimes even in the 30s! Obviously its nothing… Continue reading Summer Staycation